Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday 2 May | ABC News
After more than a month of coronavirus restrictions, some states and territories have begun easing physical distancing rules.
Queenslanders can now travel up to 50km from their homes for recreational purposes.
The ACT has fallen in line with relaxations permitted in New South Wales, and up to 10 people can gater in Western Australia.
In this update:
0:00 – Some Australian states and territories begin easing physical distancing rules.
1:31 – Jennifer Huxley provides more details on the easing of restrictions from this weekend in Queensland.
4:15 – The World Health Organisation has extended its declaration of a global health emergency.
4:38 – The majority of US governors are relaxing their states’ pandemic restrictions as protests take place against the lockdowns.
9:46 – The British government has announced it has reached its target of more than 100,000 coronavirus tests performed in a day.
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